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Brand : Evista Generic
Composition : RALOXIFENE (ral-OX-I-feen)
Evista may increase the risk of serious blood clots. Do not take Evista if you have a history of serious blood clots.
Evista may increase the risk of death from stroke in those patients that have coronary heart disease or those who are at risk for certain serious heart problems. If you have heart problems or are at risk for a serious heart problem, talk with your doctor to be sure that the benefits of using Evista outweigh the risks.
Raloxifene is used to prevent and treat osteoporosis, a disease common in women past menopause, which results in bones that break easily. Raloxifene is in a class of medications called selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs). It works by acting similar to estrogen, a female hormone produced by the body. Like estrogen, raloxifene increases the density of bone.
We sell generic medicine. generics are brand equivalent drugs which contain the same active ingredients. Generic drugs may differ in appearance, color, packaging, shape, size.
This medicine is a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) used to treat and prevent osteoporosis in women after menopause. It may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. These medicines are structurally different from hormones, including estrogens and progestins
Some medicines or medical conditions may interact with this medicine. INFORM YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST of all prescription and over-the-counter medicine that you are taking. Inform your doctor of any other medical conditions, allergies, pregnancy, or breast-feeding. If your cholesterol and/or triglyceride levels have ever increased because you took estrogens, inform your doctor. USE OF THIS MEDICINE IS NOT RECOMMENDED if you have a history of blood clots. Contact your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns about taking this medicine.
SIDE EFFECTS that may occur while taking this medicine include hot flashes or leg cramps. If they continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE if you experience swelling of hands, feet, or legs; breast pain or enlargement; unusual weight gain; or abnormal vaginal bleeding or spotting. CONTACT YOUR DOCTOR IMMEDIATELY if you experience pain in your calves, leg swelling, sudden chest pain, shortness of breath, or changes in vision. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.
If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
STORE THIS MEDICINE at room temperature, away from heat and light. IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF THIS MEDICINE, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do NOT take 2 doses at once.
Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects or prevent a medicine from doing its job.
Being immobile for long periods of time while taking this medicine may increase your risk of blood clots. During long periods of travel, get up and move around as often as possible. DO NOT SHARE THIS MEDICINE with others for whom it was not prescribed. KEEP THIS MEDICINE out of the reach of children. IF USING THIS MEDICINE FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, obtain refills before your supply runs out.